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    Propaganda for traditional sports and activities that lack critical reflection and academic scrutiny

    Having read Bartosz Prabucki’s Traditional Sports and Games in the Contemporary World: The New Face of Sport? (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) – claimed by the publisher as “a captivating story about traditional sports and games in the current world”, our reviewer Helge Chr. Pedersen has very little to say in favor of the book. He finds the publisher’s failure to provide a guiding editorial hand at fault, as well as the author's lack of depth and critical analysis.

    Idrott, Historia & Samhälle | Sport, History & Society, Vol. 2023

    The Swedish Association of Sports Historians (SVIF) publishes a yearbook, Idrott, historia & samhälle (Sports, History & Society) which is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal of sport history, published in Sweden for the Scandinavian market and beyond. The Forum Editor’s choice from the current issue: Putting the puzzle together: The state of Sami sports research in Finland by Kati Lehtonen & Mikko Salasuo (open access)

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 38, 2021, Issue 12

    The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: A Sporting Nation: Creating Sámi Identity through Sport by Helge Chr. Pedersen (open access).

    Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Volume 2, 2011

    SSSF, a multidisciplinary social sciences sport study journal, welcomes articles that deal with sport and social change and social stability in a wide sense, articles about the profound and comprehensive processes affecting sports such as professionalization, globalization, commercialization, urbanization, technologization, medicalization and juridification.

    Høy litterær og historiefaglig kvalitet

    Vasaloppet 1929 står i centrum i Isak Lidströms senaste bok Heja Persson! Samisk triumf i Vasaloppet (Arx Förlag), och närmare bestämt titelns Persson, loppets vinnare, samen Johan-Abram Persson. Helge Chr. Pedersen, som själv forskar om Norges samer, läser en bok med hög idrottshistorisk nivå och därtill litterära kvaliteter, om än också med vissa litterära friheter.

    Identities, Ethnicities, Histories and Sports in Northern Norway

    Daniel Svensson has read Utafor sporet? Idrett, identiteter og regionalisme i nord [Off the beaten track: Sports, identity and regionalism in the north] (Oplandske Bokforlag), an anthology edited by Helge Chr. Pedersen och Eivind Å. Skille. Our reviewer is mostly content, but would have liked further comparative efforts.